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Book Description

The First Book of Kings, W. Robertson Nicoll, ed., The Expositor's Bible
Publication Year:
Hodder & Stoughton
1 Kings, Commentary, Old Testament
Copyright Holder:
Public domain

Table of Contents

  • Preface
  1. The Higher Criticism
  2. The Book of Kings
  3. The Historian of the Kings
  4. God in History
  5. History With a Purpose
  6. Lessons of the History
  7. David's Decripitude
  8. An Eastern Court and Home
  9. Adonijah's Rebellion
  10. David's Death-Bed
  11. Avenging Justice
  12. The Boy-King's Wisdom
  13. Solomon's Court and Kingdom
  14. The Temple
  15. The Ideal Significance of the Temple
  16. The ark and the Cherubim
  17. The Gradual Growth of the Levitical Ritual
  18. The Temple Worship
  19. The Temple Sacrifices
  20. Solomon in All His Glory
  21. Hiollow Prosperity
  22. The Old Age of Solomon
  23. The Wind and the Whirlwind
  24. A New Reign
  25. The Disruption
  26. "Jeroboam the Son of Nebat, Who Made Israel to Sin" BC 937-925
  27. Jeroboam, and the Man of God
  28. Doom of the House of Nebat
  29. Nadab; Basha; Elah B.C. 915-889
  30. The Earlier Kings of Judah. B.C. 937-851
  31. Jehoshaphat. B.C. 876-851
  32. The Kings of Israel From Zimri to Ahab. B.C. 889-887
  33. King Ahab and Queen Jezebel
  34. Elijah
  35. Elijah at Serapta
  36. Elijah and Ahab
  37. Elijah on Mount Carmel
  38. The Rain
  39. Elijah's Flight
  40. Elijah's Despair
  41. How God Deal With Despondency
  42. The Theophany and SIgnificance
  43. The Call of Elisha
  44. Ahab and Benhadad
  45. Ahab's Infuatation
  46. Naboth's Vineyard
  47. Alone Against the World
  48. Conclusion
  • Appendix: Chronology of the First Book of Kings

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